F/O Sweanor came to 419 Squadron as the Bomb Aimer for the F/O Porter crew on Sept.30th 1942.
On the night of March 27th while on an operation to Berlin, his aircraft Halifax DT634 was brought down with the loss of the Pilot F/O Charles Porter. F/O Sweanor and the other five members of the crew became POWs

F/O Sweanor would spend 800 days as a POW before being repatriated.

George Sweanor continued on with the RCAF for another 25 years including a period working with NORAD HQ at Colorado Springs. He continued his post war career while living in Colorado Springs.

"419 Squadron Visits George Sweanor Feb. 2018"

Mr. Sweanor passed away January 3rd 2021